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NCJ Number: 68394 Find in a Library
Title: NORTH DAKOTA PEACE OFFICERS SIDEARM MANUAL
Corporate Author: North Dakota Combined Law Enforcement Council
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 159
Sponsoring Agency: North Dakota Combined Law Enforcement Council
Bismarck, ND 58501
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FOLLOWING A PRESENTATION OF THE NORTH DAKOTA POLICE SIDEARM CERTIFICATION STANDARDS AND CRITERIA FOR INSTRUCTOR, COURSE, AND WRITTEN EXAM, INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON WEAPON SAFETY AND USE.
Abstract: MINIMUM STANDARDS OF POLICE TRAINING PRIOR TO THE CARRYING OF A SIDEARM INCLUDE PASSING A WRITTEN EXAM AND SHOWING PROFICIENCY IN THE USE OF THE REVOLVER. RECERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED ANNUALLY. CRITERIA ARE PROVIDED FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF SIDEARM INSTRUCTORS, THE CERTIFICATION OF A COMBAT SHOOTING COURSE, AND THE WRITTEN SIDEARM SAFETY AND PROFICIENCY TEST. AN INTRODUCTION TO WEAPON SAFETY DISCUSSES HANDLING REVOLVERS, THE CONSTANT GRIP, SIGHTING, READING THE TARGET, AND DIRECTED FIRE FROM THE HIP. FIRING THE REVOLVER, CARE AND CLEANING OF THE REVOLVER, NIGHT FIRING, AND RULES FOR NIGHT-FIRING TRAINING ARE CONSIDERED IN A SECTION ON FIRING THE REVOLVER. ASPECTS OF COMBAT SHOOTING WITH THE REVOLVER, SHOTGUNS AND AMMUNITION, AND THE LIABILITY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN ON-DUTY FIREARM USE ARE ALSO EXAMINED. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS A STATEMENT OF FIREARMS POLICY AND SAMPLES OF CERTIFIABLE SIDEARM COURSES, SIDEARM FORMS, AND CERTIFICATES.
Index Term(s): Firearm training; Laws and Statutes; North Dakota; Police firearm training; Police shotguns; Police weapons use; Revolvers; Weapons handling safety guidelines
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